Mitragyna speciosa is also known as kratom tropical evergreen tree in the coffee family. Mitragyna speciosa has many claims to be beneficial for people to utilize it for weight loss, opiate withdrawal treatment, and anxiety. However it is most traditionally used for musculoskeletal pain, increase energy, appetite, and sexual desire in ways similar to khat and coca it is often used when performing tedious task. Kratom is found in different forms and most commonly in the forms of powder, capsules, extract, and can also be made into tea.
As of 2016 kratom legality was questioned by the DEA as posted by Forbes but was not banned or made illegal at the time. It has been labeled as controlled substance in the some countries around the world.